Large Sensitive Plant Shallow Water Plant

$18.99

7 in stock

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GIANT SENSITIVE PLANT! Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’ is just like Sensitive Plant, but it is double the size. This means that when this plant is touched it curls inward to protect itself! Not only is Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’ a unique and beautiful plant, it also has a fun story!

FAST-GROWING! Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’ grows very quickly! It can spread very rapidly, from three to eight feet, and grows very fast!

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

BLACK THUMB-FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place!  Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

POND PLANT BIO:

Aeschynomene Fluitans, also commonly called Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’ or Giant Sensitive Plant, is an aquatic plant that grows a dense floating mat on top of the water! Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’ has hollow to spongy stems that are adorned with fern-like blue-green leaves. From summer to fall, this plant produces dainty yellow flowers that resemble sweet peas! Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’ is a great grower; it spreads rapidly and grows very quickly! This plant is very unique in its defense mechanism. If it is touched, it will close inward to protect itself, which is why it is called the sensitive plant! Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’ is hardy in zones 9-11 and performs best in full to part sun. This beautiful and unique plant will be the perfect addition to your pond!

FAST FACTS:

  • Common name: Sensitive Plant ‘Large Leaf’, Giant Sensitive Plant
  • Botanical name: Aeschynomene Fluitans
  • Bloom color: Yellow   
  • Bloom time: Summer to fall
  • Plant height: 4”-10”
  • Plant spread: 3’-8’
  • Light requirements: Full to part sun
  • Water depth: Floating or planted up to 18”
  • USDA hardiness zones: 9-11

Cannot be shipped to: CA, LA

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare-root plants. This means that the plant has matured, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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